Farmers should be rewarded for sequestering carbon from the soil: Newman

For many years, farmers and farm organizations have lobbied for a system that would reward producers for the sequestration of carbon in the soil.

Dr. Lenore Newman is the director of the Food and Agriculture Institute at the University of the Fraser Valley. She researches agricultural land use policy, ag technologies, and bio engineering in the food system. Newman believes that time is coming as methods are developed for easily and accurately measuring carbon sequestration. Kevin Hursh from spoke to Lenore Newman following her presentation at the recent CrossRoads Crop Conference in Calgary.

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